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Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
LDEO Summer Internship Program
Earth Intern Program

This application covers these two programs:
1. REU Sites program: Open to students from any university or college who are citizens of the United States or are Permanent Residents. Applicants should supply all requested information and select three projects of interest from the REU Sites project list.

For more information and to view the listing of advisors and projects, download the following three documents and read them completely before filling out the application:


2. Earth Intern program: Open to Columbia and Barnard students and students from Southern University of Science in Shenzhen China (SUSTech) regardless of citizenship. Students from Columbia, Barnard and SUSTech should supply all requested information and select three projects of interest from each of the program project lists (total of six projects). (Students from SUSTech, if selected, will be funded for research projects listed for the Earth Intern Program or the REU sites program using funding from SUSTech.)

For more information and to view the listing of advisors and projects, download the following three documents and read them completely before filling out the application:


Reference letters are submitted online as a pdf file. Once you submit your application, you will be given URLs to send to your two references to upload their letters. NOTE: If you are from Columbia or Barnard, and are applying to both the Earth Intern and the REU Sites programs, the letters of recommendation and transcript(s) are the same for both.

 


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If you are not a US citizen/US permanent resident, you are not eligible

Are you a member of the first generation in your family to attend college?Required

Salary is $500 per week. How long would you prefer to work at LDEO this summer?Required

Where would you prefer to live during the Intern Program?Required
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How did you discover the LDEO summer intern program?Required

Have you participated in an NSF sponsored summer research program for undergraduate students?Required
Academic Information
Graduation DateMonth - Day - YearRequired
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Date of last Final in Spring TermMonth - Day - YearRequired
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Upload ResumeThis file must be under 10 MB and in PDF formatInclude your computer skillsRequired

Upload TranscriptThis file must be under 10 MB and in PDF formatScan all tanscripts in one fileRequired

Grade Qualification
Overall Grade Point Average
If your grade point average is below B+, you are unlikely to be considered for the program

Does your department require a senior thesis?

Do you know of any faculty member in your department who is working with an undergraduate on a research project?
References
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Program Description
You must select your advisors. Those wishing to join REU Sites Program (Program Description) must select three advisors from the REU advisors list. Those wishing to join the Earth Intern Program (Program Description) must select a total of six advisors, three each from the REU advisors list and the Earth Intern advisors list. Those wishing to apply to both programs should select the Earth Intern Program from the drop-down menu.
REU Advisors List
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Earth Intern Advisors List
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Statement of Interest
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This program has been funded by the National Science Foundation
Mailing Address:

Dr. Dallas Abbott
Summmer Internship Program
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Palisades, New York 10964
Email Dr. Dallas Abbott